Chipotle Mexican Grill has urged a U.S. appeals court to
rule that a former employee's tweets criticizing the company for
using "cheap labor" and charging extra for guacamole were not
protected by the National Labor Relations Act.
Chipotle's lawyers at Messner Reeves told the 5th U.S.
Circuit Court of Appeals in a brief filed on Friday that James
Kennedy, an Army veteran who suffered from post-traumatic stress
disorder, was properly fired for being disruptive at a
Havertown, Pennsylvania restaurant and not over his tweets.
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